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October

October

Virtual Career Advising Sessions
Tuesdays & Fridays - 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Blackboard Collaborate

Tuesday Sessions Click Here
Audio Only Dial - +1-571-392-7650
PIN: 701 331 7969 

Friday Sessions Click Here
Audio Only Dial - +1-571-392-7650
PIN: 792 522 3975 

 Topics Include: 
-
Career Exploration
-Job Search Strategy
- Mock Interviews
- Internship Search
- Resume/CV/Cover Letter
- Graduate School Applications

To schedule a virtual appointment, please email Career Services or one of our staff, who will gladly assist you.

careerservices@nsu.edu 
Mrs. Yoges Nathan - yssaddanathan@nsu.edu
Dr. Terri Dixon – tddixon@nsu.edu
Mr. Bryant Jenkins - bajenkins@nsu.edu


SuperStrong Career Assessment 
General Student Use Code
Access Code Linkhttps://vitanavis.com/nsu?promo=nsu-STUDENTS


This assessment is used to find educational and career pathways.  Each pathway is linked to your interests such as careers, salaries, job outlooks, skills, and the education you will need to meet your goals. 


JC Penney Suit Up Event
October 2 - 4: 24 hour shopping
Location: Online - text NSU to 67292

Need professional attire?  Then shop online at JC Penney to take advantage of major discounts. Simply text NSU to 67292.  For more information, please contact the office of Career Services


Strengthening Soft Skills - (BIOLOGY 368)
Monday, October 5:  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: BlackBoard Collaborate

Learn about soft skills/professionalism in the workplace.  Soft skills relate to how you work.  They include how you interact with colleagues, how you solve problems, and how you manage your work. (Dr. Malik Abdullah's Class)


Talent Talk Tuesday
Tuesday, October 6:  12:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location:
  Virtual - Blackboard Collaborate - use links below to log-in
Chesapeake Police Department  (12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Epic Systems  (1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
iCIMS (2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

Virtually meet with employers to learn about internship and employment opportunities.  


Deloitte 101 & Resume Workshop 
Wednesday, October 7: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Click here to join session 1

Deloitte has collaborated with the Department of Career Services to present three interactive workshops.These sessions will focus primarily on resume enhancement, interviewing skills and Deloitte insight. The School of Business students are encouraged to attend.


Job Search Workshop - Virginia Employment Commission
Wednesday, October 7:  1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Blackboard Collaborate - Please log-in here or dial in at 
+1-571-392-7650 -Pin: 733 225 1227
Meet with a representative to learn how to successfully search for employment opportunities.  The VEC's Virginia Workforce Connection (VAWC) is your on line source to connect with potential employers, search for jobs, find training opportunities, and research wage data along with industry and occupational trends.


Micron - Information Session, Q&A
Thursday, October 8:  12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Blackboard Collaborate - Click here to join or dial in at +1-571-392-7650 Pin : 705 904 7809

Meet with a representative from Micron to learn about internship and career opportunities. Engineering, Science, and Technology students are encouraged to attend.


Amazon & Spartan Interviewing Skills Workshop
Thursday, October 13 :  2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Blackboard Collaborate - Click here to join

Do you want to ace that interview?  Join a representative from Amazon to gain better interviewing skills.


Resume Workshop - International Students
Tuesday, October 8:  1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Blackboard Collaborate:  Please log-in here or dial in +1-571-392-7650 -Pin: 733 225 1227
Need assistance with building your resume?  Attend the workshop to learn how to create a winning resume.


Virtual Graduate & Professional School Day Fair
Thursday, October 15:  12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Handshake - Please register here
Are you interested in furthering your education?  Do you want to pursue graduate school?  Then sign up and attend our Graduate & Professional School Day Fair.  This is an opportunity for students to speak with recruiters from over 30 or more colleges and universities.


Virtual - Lunch & Learn Series - Graduate Students 
Thursday, October 15:  12:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Blackboard Collaborate- Click here to attend

Graduate students are encouraged to attend. How emotionally intelligent are you?  Learn about Emotional Intelligence (EI) and professionalism in the workplace.  Students please take the free EI Assessment on Mindtools. For more information please contact Dr. Felicia Mebane.


NAMIC (National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications) Networking Event
"Securing the Bag"
- Tips to Getting the Job You Want

Wednesday, October 19:  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location:  BlackBoard Collaborate - Click here to join

NAMIC is the premier organization focusing on cultural diversity, equity, and inclusion in the communications industry. More than 4,000 professionals belong to a network of 18 chapters nationwide. Through initiatives that target leadership development, advocacy and empowerment, NAMIC collaborates with industry partners to grow and nurture a workforce that reflects the cultural richness of the populations served. Please visit www.namic.com for more information about NAMIC and its many opportunities.


Talent Talk Tuesday - Intellectechs
Tuesday, October 20:  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location:  Blackboard Collaborate

IntellecTechs offers a full range of information technology products and services to businesses nationwide.


Virtual Career Expo Fall 2020
Wednesday, October 21:  12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Virtual Event - Please click here to pre-register

You are invited to NSU's Fall 2020 Career Expo. This is an opportunity for students and alumni to network with local, regional and national employers.  Pre-registration is required to attend.


Interviewing For Success - Workforce Recruitment Program and OASIS 
Wednesday, October 21:  1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location:  Blackboard Collaborate

Learn how to ace an interview.  Learn how to answer behavioral questions utilizing the STAR method. This workshop is for students who completed applications on WRP website and any student would like to attend to hone your interviewing skills.


Career Services Presents: Sarah Bradley from iCIMS "Here's How to Beat the Applicant Tracking System" 
Wednesday, October 28:  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location:  Blackboard Collaborate - Please Pre-register to attend

Ms. Sarah Bradley from iCIMS will be presenting.  Business majors are encouraged to attend; however, all students are welcomed.  Click here to register


Internship Workshop
Wednesday, October 28:  2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location:  Blackboard Collaborate- 
Please log-in here or dial in at + 1-571-392-7650 - Pin 733 225 1227 
Need an internship? Register on Handshake at nsu.joinhandshake.com. Learn how to be successful in securing an internship. 


Netflix
We are Netflix: Boot Camp Information Session

.Wednesday, October 28:  600 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Virtual - Register HERE

Learn How to Advance Your Tech Skills
For the first time ever, Netflix--the world’s leading streaming entertainment service--is partnering with Norfolk State University to provide three unique boot camps. Designed by industry experts and 2U, Inc. leaders in partnership with Netflix professionals, these exclusive programs are the first of their kind. Join us to learn more about the boot camps and the admissions process.
DURING THIS SESSION, YOU WILL:
- Hear more about the purpose of this exciting new program
- Get information about each track: Java, UX/UI Design, and Data Science
- Learn about the application and admissions process

 


Mock Interview Session
Thursday, October 29:   11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Blackboard Collaborate - 

Put your interviewing skills to a test.  Interview with industry leaders who will provide constructive feedback to help you to ace that interview.
Please sign up here.  Log-in information will be emailed to you prior to the event and a copy of your resume will be requested.